The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 177 189 198
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 69 84 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 0.88% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.93% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 36
Median daily rate £190 £250 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £110 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £345 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £214 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 9
Median hourly rate £11.13 £9.37 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.79% -34.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £8.68 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.00 £13.55 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +4.76%
Junior
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7257 9046 9406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.63% 94.80% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 5231 5158
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 513 517
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.66 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Junior in the job title.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Junior Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +20 17 £175 -22.22% 12
Buckinghamshire +8 15 £113 -61.86% 4
Berkshire +7 12 £270 +20.00% 11
Surrey +23 9 £228 -17.27% 6
Oxfordshire -7 7 £125 -44.44% 5
East Sussex +9 4 £203 -42.14% 5
West Sussex +13 2 £288 +25.00% 2
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Junior contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 25 (22.52%) Project Management
2 22 (19.82%) SQL
3 20 (18.02%) Finance
4 18 (16.22%) HTML
5 14 (12.61%) Degree
6 13 (11.71%) CSS
7 12 (10.81%) Java
8 11 (9.91%) Time Management
8 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (9.01%) JavaScript
9 10 (9.01%) Python
10 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
10 9 (8.11%) Oracle
10 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
10 9 (8.11%) SAP
10 9 (8.11%) Logistics
10 9 (8.11%) Marketing
11 8 (7.21%) Retail
11 8 (7.21%) .NET
11 8 (7.21%) C#
11 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
11 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
11 8 (7.21%) Migration
12 7 (6.31%) MS Office
12 7 (6.31%) HTML5
13 6 (5.41%) Front End Development
13 6 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (5.41%) Windows
13 6 (5.41%) Linux

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.50%) CMS
1 5 (4.50%) IIS
1 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.70%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.80%) WordPress
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.90%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.90%) Confluence
4 1 (0.90%) Drupal
4 1 (0.90%) Jetty
4 1 (0.90%) SAS
4 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.31%) MS Office
3 6 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.80%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.90%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.90%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.90%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) Force.com
3 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) Internet
2 3 (2.70%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.70%) Wireless
3 2 (1.80%) LAN
3 2 (1.80%) SAN
3 2 (1.80%) Skype
4 1 (0.90%) ATM
4 1 (0.90%) DVB
4 1 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) Big Data
3 3 (2.70%) Apache Hive
3 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.70%) Mahout
3 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.70%) Sqoop
4 2 (1.80%) GIS
4 2 (1.80%) MySQL
4 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.90%) DB2
5 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.90%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) JIRA
2 2 (1.80%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.80%) Grunt
2 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.80%) Selenium
2 2 (1.80%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.90%) Hamcrest
3 1 (0.90%) JUnit
3 1 (0.90%) Maven
3 1 (0.90%) Mockito
3 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.90%) Xcode
General
1 20 (18.02%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Marketing
3 8 (7.21%) Retail
3 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.60%) Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.90%) Automotive
7 1 (0.90%) Billing
7 1 (0.90%) Local Government
7 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.90%) Publishing
7 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.22%) HTML
2 13 (11.71%) CSS
3 8 (7.21%) .NET
4 7 (6.31%) HTML5
5 4 (3.60%) CSS3
5 4 (3.60%) XML
6 3 (2.70%) jQuery
7 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.80%) LESS
7 2 (1.80%) REST
7 2 (1.80%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.80%) Sass
7 2 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.90%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.90%) JAX-RS
8 1 (0.90%) JSP
8 1 (0.90%) MyBatis
8 1 (0.90%) Node.js
8 1 (0.90%) SOAP
8 1 (0.90%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.60%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.80%) Clustering
4 2 (1.80%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.80%) Replication
5 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.90%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.90%) EPoS
5 1 (0.90%) Informatics
5 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.90%) MPEG
5 1 (0.90%) NHS
5 1 (0.90%) Physics
5 1 (0.90%) Social Media
5 1 (0.90%) STB
5 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.41%) Linux
1 6 (5.41%) Windows
2 5 (4.50%) Unix
3 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.90%) CentOS
4 1 (0.90%) Solaris
4 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.90%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.52%) Project Management
2 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (9.91%) Time Management
3 9 (8.11%) Logistics
4 8 (7.21%) Migration
5 6 (5.41%) Front End Development
6 5 (4.50%) Business Analysis
6 5 (4.50%) Business Continuity
6 5 (4.50%) Scrum
6 5 (4.50%) Web Development
7 4 (3.60%) Content Management
7 4 (3.60%) Data Analysis
7 4 (3.60%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.60%) ERP
7 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.60%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.70%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.70%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.70%) PRINCE
8 3 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.82%) SQL
2 12 (10.81%) Java
3 10 (9.01%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.01%) Python
4 8 (7.21%) C#
5 5 (4.50%) C
6 4 (3.60%) PHP
7 3 (2.70%) C++
7 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.70%) VBA
8 2 (1.80%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.80%) Perl
8 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.80%) R
8 2 (1.80%) Ruby
8 2 (1.80%) VB
8 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.90%) Groovy
9 1 (0.90%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) CEH
2 2 (1.80%) CISM
2 2 (1.80%) CISSP
2 2 (1.80%) GCIA
2 2 (1.80%) GCIH
2 2 (1.80%) GIAC
2 2 (1.80%) Postgraduate
2 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) QA
3 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (2.70%) HDFS
2 1 (0.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Ambari
1 3 (2.70%) Ansible
1 3 (2.70%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.70%) Oozie
1 3 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (8.11%) Oracle
1 9 (8.11%) SAP
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.60%) HP
4 3 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.90%) Aprimo
5 1 (0.90%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco
5 1 (0.90%) IFS
5 1 (0.90%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.90%) Marketo
5 1 (0.90%) Reuters
5 1 (0.90%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.90%) Sun
5 1 (0.90%) VMware
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